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UN General Assembly debate to start with video speeches by Trump, Xi - 09/22/2020

New York - The United Nations General Assembly's annual debate kicks off on Tuesday, with world leaders addressing the forum via video speeches instead of gathering in New York for the first time...

Report: Arrest made after ricin sent to White House - 09/21/2020

Washington - A woman who allegedly posted a letter containing ricin to the White House has been detained at the Canadian border, CNN reported late Sunday citing a US law enforcement official. The...

EU foreign ministers braced for sanctions scrap at Brussels meeting - 09/21/2020

Brussels (dpa) - The 27 EU foreign ministers are set to agree on sanctions for breaches of the Libyan arms embargo at a meeting in Brussels on Monday, where they will also try to break gridlock on...

German ship Alan Kurdi rescues 133 migrants at sea - 09/20/2020

Cairo - By Johannes Schmitt-Tegge, dpa- The German humanitarian aid organization Sea-Eye said on Saturday its Alan Kurdi rescue ship had picked up 133 migrants trying to reach Europe in the...

Biden says Trump 'only cares about the stock market' - 09/19/2020

Philadelphia (tca/dpa) - Joe Biden railed against President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and framed the 2020 election as a choice between Main Street and Wall Street during an...

Beijing condemns US ban on Chinese apps WeChat, TikTok - 09/19/2020

Beijing - China on Saturday condemned Washington’s measures against Chinese-owned mobile applications TikTok and WeChat due to take effect on Sunday, removing the software from US app stores. In...

EU executive to propose 'Magnitsky' tool for human rights breaches - 09/16/2020

Brussels - The European Commission will propose an EU mechanism to sanction human rights abuses worldwide, its chief said on Wednesday. "I can announce that we will now come forward with a proposal,"...

FIFA: more than 150 associations have applied for Covid-19 relief - 09/16/2020

Berlin - More than 150 member associations of football's ruling body FIFA have applied for assistance from a 1.5-million dollar coronavirus relief fund, according to the chairman of FIFA's Covid-19...

Mass Graves Surround Damascus … Millions of Victims - 09/15/2020

For the first time, the court has agreed,in its 30 and 31 court sessions, to interrogate a fully protected witness.He showed up with a masked face, and all his personal information has been kept...

Beijing must give more ground to seal investment deal, Brussels warns - 09/14/2020

Brussels/Beijing - Beijing must make further concessions on market access and sustainable development if it wants to wrap up an investment agreement with Brussels by the end of the year as hoped,...
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